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Cluniac Art of the Romanesque Period, Paperback / softback Book

Cluniac Art of the Romanesque Period Paperback / softback


Originally published in 1950, this book examines the art of the Cluniac religious order, specifically the sources of Cluniac iconography and the ways in which the life, practices and needs of the Order influenced the development of its art.

Evans details the influence that liturgical dramas, Roman ruins and numismatic imagery held over the artists of the Order, and illustrates her text with over 200 photographs of Cluniac manuscripts, sculpture and architecture.

This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Cluniac art and its roots.